Discovery certificate for object 2016ig
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 246 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:43:07
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

David Young report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016ig
Discoverer internal name: PS16ik
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:32:42.779 (158.178245615) DEC = +08:57:00.81 (8.95022420187)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 11:25:35.000 (JD=2457395.9760995)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 11:25:35.000
Flux: 21.4836 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: